We have now arrived in Orongo Bay Holiday Park where we are cleaning in exchange for accommodation. We clean 2 1/2 hours per day and each day we are given different tasks. The first day Annica and I, cleaned two "deluxe cabins" and yesterday I cleaned some other kind of overnight accommodation. Madde had to clean the owners house because she seemed very busy. The cleaning equipment was not the best and it felt like it got dirtier when after we had cleaned than it was before. But the owner said we had done a good job so I suppose it'll do. The owner is a little bit weird and into organic and environment. I am all for saving the environment as well, but I do have some limitations such as using a hoover or hot water when you're cleaning.
The closest town is 3.5 km away and I think we are able to borrow a bike to go there. I have gotten a job there, as a waitress in a restaurant. It's only casual though so I will se if I maybe shall apply for another job as well. The town, Russell is really cosy and people seems really nice and helpful. Unfourtunently the weather has been quite bad but I think as soon as it gets better, it will be more pleasant to be here.
Its really all I have for now, but please be patient, I'll write more when more updates!
Over and out